easy way out

 

20181108_104608.jpgWhat am I thinking about today? For those of you that follow me (Bueller…anyone?), you know most of my work as an architect has been with adaptive reuse projects mainly in my hometown or nearby communities. We take these exhausted, old buildings and attempt to resurrect them. Continue reading “easy way out”

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easy way out

careful what you wish for

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As I dictate the original words of this post into my digital recorder (for which I will edit later) I am sitting in traffic headed into Pittsburgh for a daylong series of continuing education classes hosted by AIA Pittsburgh. I am passing the time. Continue reading “careful what you wish for”

careful what you wish for

what are the rules?

Classical_orders_from_the_EncyclopedieDisclaimer: Architectural Historians beware, I make sweeping generalizations and reference a limited portion of world architecture here to make a larger point.

For centuries, if not millennia, architects, master builders, kings and rulers have created large public works and other works of architecture that we would categorize under a particular style. Continue reading “what are the rules?”

what are the rules?

better side of green

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I’m an architect and by definition that means that I believe in the better when it comes to our built environment and quite frankly in all aspects of our lives. This has to extend not only in the what, but how we discuss, practice and portray architecture. Sometimes, we let our frustrations show in an unpleasant manner.

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better side of green